Spider Robinson

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

This week, Steve tries to go Back to the Future but ends up in the past, where he meets Spider and Jeanne Robinson as well as Robert and Virginia Heinlein! Come with him and see! Read More »

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARQ and FINAL FANTASY XV: KINGSGLAIVE!

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARQ and FINAL FANTASY XV: KINGSGLAIVE!

Continuing with recent movie reviews, Steve looks at the Netflix Original movie ARQ, and also the 3D "mo-cap" movie Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive, and finds them both quite watchable. Not great, but watchable! Read More »

REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

Steve reviews the current F&SF. It's still a great magazine! Get it now while it's still on the stands! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

This week Steve's all over the map. He reviews an old YA by Andre Norton, talks about cover artists (including Ed Emshwiller) and answers a comment from a reader. Oh, and he throws in a little egoboo for himself. Read More »

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

This week, Steve reviews a new, upcoming book by Hugh A.D. Spencer, the second episode of 11.22.63 on Hulu, and tells of a unique offer for Robert A. Heinlein fans. (Check out the final photo!) Read More »

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it. Read More »

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour film "Freaks of Nature" and finds it rather flat, then alerts the media (us!) about a new semi-pro Canadian SF/F e-magazine! Read More »

MARS! And Some Reviews…      

MARS! And Some Reviews…      

This week, Steve visits Mars (really! Sort of...) and reviews a new book and an overlooked movie from 2014. Check it out! Read More »

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm. Read More »

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve--with a little help from his friends--tells you how to start! Read More »

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